Makeup Trends That Will Erupt In 2024—And A Few That Will End

As we continue to look forward to next year, for the latest edition of our ongoing series posing questions relevant to indie beauty, we asked 18 color cosmetics brand founders and executives the following questions: What makeup trends...

How Indie Beauty Brands Predict They’ll Do Next Year

Last month, we asked indie beauty brands to share their sales forecast for the holiday season and more than 40 responded. Getting them to divulge their forecasts for 2024 was a bit harder. We received a lot of nos,...

If Beauty Is Doing So Great, Why Do Many Indie Beauty Brands Feel Like They’re Struggling?

In recent weeks, there’s been a deluge of media coverage attempting to decipher why Americans are sour on the United States economy when a slew of economic indicators, including unemployment, gross domestic product growth, job creation,...

“Bargain Basement”: The Beauty Industry Reacts To THG’s Biossance Acquisition

Biossance, the brand that raised awareness of Amyris’s lab-brewed squalane, has found a new home. THG Beauty, also known as The Hut Group, snapped up the brand for $20 million in...

What Will Be The “It” Beauty Look Of 2024?

In a recent episode of the “Fat Mascara” podcast, co-hosts Jennifer Sullivan and Jessica Matlin discussed The New York Times article, “Why Culture Has Come To A Standstill.” Written by Jason Farago, the article asks,...

Beauty And Retail Insiders Offer The Body Shop’s New Owner Suggestions For How To Revive The Storied Chain

Last week, Natura & Co announced it’s selling The Body Shop to Aurelius Group in a deal valued at around $280 million. Founded in 1976 by Anita Roddick with a store in the English city Brighton, The...